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Creator:
Alston, J. W. (J. William)
Title(s):

Hints to young practitioners, in the study of landscape painting : illustrated by five engravings intended to show the different stages of the neutral tint / by J.W. Alston ; to which are added instructions in the art of painting on velvet.

Edition:
Second edition.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme, Paternoster Row,$c[1805].
Physical Description:
[6], 67, [1] p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1354.5 A48 1805 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1354.5 A48 1805 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engraved t.-p.
Dedication dated 1804. Advertisement for Alston's private lessons (p. [68]) dated Dec. 18, 1805.
Printed by R. Taylor and co., 38, Shoe-Lane, Fleet-Street.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies in original boards, as issued. Plates bound in different order. Copy 1 has pencil drawing inside front cover and is signed Rosetta Cooke, Nov. 2, 1808 on t.p.
Illustrations by and after J.W. Alston.
MUDD WB 37465: Poor condition. Bookplate of Gregor, G.W.F.
Subject Terms:
Cooke, Rosetta -- Autograph, Nov. 2, 1808.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Etching -- Specimens -- [1805].
Landscape painting -- Technique.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme -- Publisher.
Taylor, R. and Co. -- Printer.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Handbooks and manuals.
Aquatints -- [1805].
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- [1805].
Contributors:
Alston, J. W. (J. William), engraver.
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